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How Mark Twain Used Today’s Evocative Word – SPLENDID to get ’em evocatin’

How Mark Twain Used Today’s Evocative Word – SPLENDID  to get ’em evocatin’

Twain with pen by Mark Anderson


And then when I went up to bed she come up with me and fetched her candle, and tucked me in, and mothered me so good I felt mean, and like I couldn’t look her in the face; and she set down on the bed and talked with me a long time, and said what a   SPLENDID    boy Tom was, and didn’t seem to want to ever stop talking about him; and kept asking me every now and then if I reckoned he could a got lost, or hurt, or maybe drownded, and might be laying at this minute somewheres suffering or dead, and she not by him to help him, and so the tears would drip down silent, and I would tell her that Sid was all right, and would be home in the morning, sure; and she would squeeze my hand, or maybe kiss me, and tell me to say it again, and keep on saying it, because it done her good, and she was in so much trouble.  And when she was going away she looked down in my eyes so steady and gentle, and says: 

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Published in   What Mark Twain Learned Me ’bout Public Speakin’  by Conor Cunneen

Original SOURCE: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn


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Original illustration by my good buddy Mark Twain appears in What Mark Twain Learned Me ’bout Public Speakin’


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